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Thu, October 10, 2020

Animal Control Opening

Job Opening: Animal Control Officer Reports to: Animal Control Warden
Hours: 40 hours/pay period Deadline: October 16, 2020 to James Garcia

Submit resume to James Garcia by October 16, 2020
@ 1701 Industrial Park Rd, Rock Falls IL 61071 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Job Opening: Network Technician Reports to: Director of Information Systems
Hours:70-80hours/pay period Deadline: October 28, 2020 to Dan Pipes


Thu, September 09, 2020

Behavioral Health Job Posting

Job Opening:  Behavioral Health Therapist LCSW 

Hours:  80 hours/pay period                   

Reports to:  Behavioral Health Coordinator            

Deadline: October 16, 2020

Submit resume to Whitney Miller by October 16, 2020

@ 1300 W 2nd St, Rock Falls IL 61071-1005 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

815-626-2230 ext 1417

Wed, August 08, 2020

COVID-19 Update

Restore Illinois Phase 4 Guidelines 

Whiteside County Coronavirus Response Hub

Whiteside County Business Dashboard 

Promote the actions your business is taking against COVID-19:



Daily Activities and Going out

COVID-19 Testing Options

 Illinois Community Based Testing Sites (Test 7 days a week): COVID-19 Testing

 Illinois Mobile Testing Sites (Open 7 days a week): Mobile COVID-19 Testing

 Zip Code Search for Other Testing Sites (Restrictions may apply):   Zip code search


Quarantine and Isolation Guidance

Who and How to Quarantine After an Exposure: When to quarantine

 How to Isolate When You are Sick: How to isolate

From:  Illinois Department of Public Health

Date:  March 23, 2020

Subject:  Emergency Daycare License and Home Daycare Resource Links

On Friday March 20, 2020 The Governor’s executive order (EO) shut down day care centers. These entities can apply for an emergency day care license under the emergency rules that DCFS posted on Friday March 20, 2020. These can be accessed at ( These emergency day care centers can provide care to those individuals who are authorized to work under the EO.  Day care homes (as opposed to centers) may continue to operate (without a license from DCFS) with up to 6 children.

Additional resources related to providing emergency day care services can be found using the following link:

More from the Office of Early Childhood Education has also posted this information:

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Resource links:

Thu, December 12, 2019

Volunteers Needed!!

PADS Homeless Shelter is looking for volunteers for possible day-time hours. If you are interested please contact Myles Newberry at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gonorrhea is on the rise in our area. If you have been sexually active and have not been tested recently, call us! 815-626-2230 ext. 1232

Fri, March 03, 2019

2 - James Garcia Recognized!

James Garcia Recognized

We are proud to congratulations to James Garcia for receiving the National Humane Law Enforcement Award for his outstanding work and efforts to revise county ordinances, protect animals from cruelty and strive to find homes and solutions for animals that find their way to the kennels at the Animal Control facility.

It's not like you can buy a new brain.

A Message from the U.S. Surgeon General

The human brainis the last organ to fully develop, at around age 25. Nicotine in e-cigarettes can harm brain development and lead to addiction in yourh and young adults. Let's protect our kids. Learn how at

Whiteside County Community Health Clinic now offers tele-psychiatry appointments! No more long waits for an appointment with the psychiatrist! Call 815-626-2230 and press 8 to speak to the Behavioral Health staff.

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